When the alarm clock chimed at 5:20am, I looked out the window and saw clear skies and daylight. So I hustled down to L1 and met up with Keith and new Lake Monster Jamie. We got in an out-and-back mile under near perfect conditions – 67F water temperatures, flat lake surface, clear skies, and abundant of sunshine from the east.
It’s now 8:45am and the clouds have moved in considerably. So you’d never suspect that we had an hour or two of paradise earlier in the morning. Fortunately, thanks to a heroic final effort of my dying Sony CyberShot, I have one last Ladder #1 sunrise for you all (at least until the new camera arrives):